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Boston Fencing Club Region 3 RJCC Apr 7, 2018 - Apr 8, 2018
NO WALK INS ALLOWED AT THIS TOURNAMENT. Please see more info before emailing with questions. (merritt55@comcast.net) PLEASE NOTE: Deadline reminders sent via email are a courtesy not an obligation.
Boston Fencing Club: Boston (Brighton), MA
posted 09/28/2017
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NO WALK INS ALLOWED AT THIS TOURNAMENT. Preregistration without completing payment does not mean you can walk in.

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline reminders sent via email are a courtesy not an obligation. Please do not rely on a reminder from the organizer that you are still unpaid.

Boston Fencing Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

The Regional Junior Cadet Circuit (RJCC) is sanctioned by USA Fencing.

Eligible Birth Years
2002-2005 Cadet
1999-2005 Junior
Age eligibility exceptions based on National Points also apply. Please contact organizer if you are underage and have the appropriate NATIONAL points.

IMPORTANT QUALIFYING INFORMATION: New 2017-2018 season.

Any Junior or Cadet Fencer who earns 65 Regional Points before the regular entry deadline for the July Challenge 2018 will qualify in that event. There is no longer a % qualifier. (Qualification does trickle down from Junior to Cadet if fencer is age eligible)

RJCC:

This RJCC tournament serves as one qualifying path for the USA Fencing Summer Nationals July Challenge.

For more information on Cadet and Junior qualification paths refer to the Athlete�s Handbook:

PLEASE NOTE: This is a tentative schedule of events and may change depending on entries to ensure events start and end in a timely manner. Emails will be sent to competitors if stated close of registration time changes and askfred will be updated. Please continue to monitor askfred for latest times; live results will be posted with start times by Wednesday before the event.

Saturday
08:00 Junior Men's Foil
08:00 Cadet Women's Epee
10:00 Junior Women's Saber
12:30 Junior Men's Epee
1:00 Cadet Women's Foil
3:00 Cadet Men's Saber

Sunday
08:00 Cadet Men's Foil
08:00 Junior Women's Epee
10:00 Cadet Women's Saber
12:30 Cadet Men's Epee
12:30 Junior Women's Foil
3:00 Junior Men's Saber

Event times listed are the CLOSE of registration and may be modified after the initial registration period has ended. Please monitor askfred for current close of registration times. Fencers are required to be checked in (NOT WALKING IN) by this time. Fencing will typically begin shortly after registration closes. It is recommended you leave yourself ample time for travel, check-in, and equipment check prior to the close of registration of your events. Arriving at the venue at least 1 hour before the close of your registration is suggested.

Fencers must check-in each day by close of registration for their event that day.

Please be prepared to show your current competitive USFA membership card, Government Issued ID Passport, Birth Certificate, etc.) AND a signed waiver which can be downloaded from this event site. All foreign fencers must have a USFA membership profile. Please ensure you have a USFA foreign fencer profile and membership number before the event. There is no cost for foreign fencers to obtain a USFA number.

Fencers may only fence in one event per day. Exceptions to this rule are at the discretion of the Bout Committee and Tournament Organizers.

Cost and Payment
Registration is through askFRED.net. Payment must be made via Askfred.net. Registration is not complete until payment is made. The regular fee registration period is open and ends on 3/17/18. The double-fee registration period begins on 3/18/18 and ends on 3/24/18. Triple registration period begins on 3/25/18 and ends on 3/31/18. Registrations will not be accepted through askFRED after 3/31/18. If your entry is listed as an "incomplete" on FRED's list, you are not registered and will be considered a walkin at the triple rate! Incomplete registrations will be deleted periodically.

October 1 - March 17
Regular Period Registration fee: $30
Regular Period Fee per Event: $40

March 18 - March 24
Double-Fee Period Registration fee: $60
Double-Fee Period Event fee: $80

March 25 - March 31
Triple-Fee Period Registration fee: $90
Triple-Fee Period Event fee: $120

NO WALK INS ALLOWED AT THIS TOURNAMENT. Preregistration without completing payment does not mean you can walk in.

REFUND POLICY
Registration fees will not be refunded. There are no exceptions. For refund of event fee(s), withdrawals must be received in writing no later than March 24. After March 24, there will be no refunds of event fee.
There will be NO refunds for weather issues unless the event is cancelled by the organizers.

Refunds are processed within 4-6 weeks following the tournament.

Avoid network issues on askfred and register early. We are not responsible if you are unable to register just before the deadline. NO EXCEPTIONS, FOR ANY REASON, will be made for inability to pay before stated deadlines.

Seeding
The Bout Committee must use the current rating and points information found on the USFA website for seeding purposes. Please verify that your rating and points standing are correct with the USFA, and contact the National Office to resolve any discrepancies prior to March 31, 2018.

Seeding by classification is determined by USFA Letter Ranking with year classification. Athletes of the same classification/year will be seeded randomly within their criteria.

Seeding will be determined by National Points ranking followed by USFA Letter classification/year. Athletes of the same classification/year will be seeded randomly within their ranking area.

Live tournament seeding and results will be posted on http://www.bostonfencingclub.org.

It is the athletes responsibility to notify the Bout Committee of any registration discrepancies before the close of check-in for the event. (i.e. wrong club, wrong rating, misspelled name, etc.) This information comes directly from askFRED; therefore, fencers should make sure their FRED profiles are up-to-date!

Uniform Requirements:

All USA Fencing uniform requirements apply. This includes the mandatory use of knickers, long socks, and underarm protectors. Names are NOT required to be on the uniform.
CONDUCTIVE FOIL BIBS ARE REQUIRED. As of August 1st, 2012, all tournaments nationwide will be required to use the conductive foil bib.

Blue Gauntlet will be on site for equipment purchases.

The Armory Equipment Check will test the mask, lame (foil/sabre), sabre cuffs, mask cords, body cords, and gloves. Items that have passed inspection will be specially marked, and referees will be checking for these marks prior to the start of fencing. Equipment Check is required for all competitors, with no exceptions.

Weapons check in will be open each day at 7:00 am. Fencers need only have their equipment checked once for the duration of the tournament.

Venue
Boston Fencing Club
100 Holton Street
Boston, MA 02135

Parking is available in the main lot at the front of the building as well as the side lot (in same area as fire vehicles) and in the back. Parking is also available in the super market plaza immediately across the street. In addition to a full service super market with Starbucks, McDonalds and a Japanese restaurant located in the same plaza. Also within walking distance are sandwich shops and other restaurants.

Host Hotel Info

Courtyard by Marriott
387 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
http://www.marriott.com

Dates Group discount is available: April 6 and 7, 2018
Group Rate: $119.00 plus 11.7% occupancy tax per night

Cutoff Date: March 1, 2018

Link: Boston Fencing Club- Region 3 RJCC
http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Boston%20Fencing%20Club%5EBOSWM%60BFCBFCB%7CBFCBFCA%60119.00%60USD%60false%605%604/6/18%604/8/18%603/8/18&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes

For guests that do not want to book online, please contact the reservations office at (866) 296-2285 to make reservation. State the name of the group to receive the discounted rate. If guests require any special room accommodations, they must state at the time making reservation. If any guests would like to reserve nights outside of the group block or have any questions making a reservation, please contact Lisa Wowianko directly.


The hotel is located approx. 20 minutes from venue with no traffic.

Preregistration opens on 10/01/2018.
Preregistration closes on 3/17/18.

Please see more info before emailing with questions. (merritt55@comcast.net)


Preregistration opens on 10/01/2017.
Preregistration closes on 03/17/2018.